Controlled vocabulary

Country of submitterIsrael
Name of the vocabulary The Israel Museum, Jerusalem Controlled Vocabulary
Name of the owner of the vocabulary Israel Museum, Jerusalem - Kupietzky, Dr. Allison, Database Manager
Email of the
Phone of the owner972 2 677 1386
Fax of the owner972 2 677 1347
Contributors (people and/or organizations)
Official language of the vocabularyEnglish, Hebrew
Second languages of vocabularyHebrew, English, partially Russian and Arabic
Type of the vocabularySimple vocabulary or value list, Classification or taxonomy, Thesaurus
Coverage of the vocabularyArtists, Materials, Object name, Keywords, Periods, Place and Technique. A special sub-table in the keywords table is the “Judaica and Ethnography categories”
If the vocabulary is a simple and small list of terms
Publishing date of this version of the vocabulary2004
Updating frequencyContinuously
How many terms (lexical units) contains this vocabulary?10,000-100,000
Which thesaurus features are supported?Narrower term / Broader term ; Related term (or 'See also') ; Use/Used for (or 'See') ; Use AND ; Scope Note ; Other (special) notes use notes, date of entry
How is the controlled vocabulary available?Paper copy, Local network, not online, yet planning to be 2005.
URL of the vocabulary
Specific contextLibrary, archive, museum
Technical or other requirements for using the vocabularyBi-directional, bilingual parallel cells, Browseable lexicon access, supports image/ multimedia
Intellectual property rights and conditions of useCommercially-priced, a reference to copyright owner is required
Costs for obtaining or using the vocabulary
Which thesaurus or other vocabulary standards are followedISO 2788, ISO 5964, VRA, AAT
Standardization bodies that are endorsing this vocabularyAAT, TGN, IAA
Metadata set and elementsDublin core and Getty descriptive elements